After a huge row between his twin brother and their father, Russell’s mother sends him off to stay with her cousin in Europe, with no explanation. Reluctantly, the shy nineteen-year-old faces the issues which have kept him in his brother’s shadow for the past five years. It’s a twisted path of denial, anguish and unexpected joy, as Russell struggles to deal with long buried emotions and hopes.
The main part of this story takes place in Denmark (Europe). It doesn't matter if you're not familiar with Denmark beforehand, you will be by the time you've read the story.
AC Benus has kindly provided a story forum where you can see more about the places mentioned in the story, and discuss the story themes and characters.
The original version of the first chapter was written as an Earth Day contest entry on LitE. I'm flattered @Defiance19 says my twins brought her to GA.
Thank you to @LitLover for providing the story cover photo. You're the best.